Dr Nirvana Morgan is a psychiatrist and an Alexander von Humboldt post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry, Ulm University, Germany. She is currently conducting research in the field of addiction psychiatry. In 2017 she was awarded a Cassandra Miller-Butterworth fellowship to conduct a fulltime PhD at Wits University. Her study involved an in-depth characterisation of nyaope users in Johannesburg. She has published several papers which shed light on the treatment outcomes of nyaope users after they leave rehabilitation. She is passionate about the destigmatisation of substance use disorders and the provision of holistic, integrated treatment for heroin users. As the Chairperson of the international Network of Early Career Addiction Medicine Professionals working in the area of Addiction Medicine (NECPAM) she is also involved in collaborations focusing on training and education in Addiction Medicine.